La Jollan Tamar Elkeles, vice president of Qualcomm Learning Center, recently was named 2010 Chief Learning Officer of the Year by Chief Learning Officer magazine.
The award was presented during the Learning In Practice awards ceremony at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Dana Point.
A panel of six judges, consisting of past award recipients, recognized Elkeles for her work in building the Qualcomm Learning Center into a source of innovation and development for the wireless technology company’s 16,000 employees worldwide.
Elkeles partnered with executives to define the company’s leadership brand and create a business-driven development model that provides dynamic leaders to fuel Qualcomm’s continued growth and innovation. Recognizing the integral connection between learning and communication, Elkeles also directs all internal communication and has established the learning organization as a knowledge and information hub for employees.
Source: Chief Learning Officer magazine